# Anomalous CMB polarization and gravitational chirality

@inproceedings{Contaldi2008AnomalousCP, title={Anomalous CMB polarization and gravitational chirality}, author={Carlo R. Contaldi and Jo{\~a}o Magueijo and Lee Smolin}, year={2008} }

We consider the possibility that gravity breaks parity, with left and right handed gravitons coupling to matter with a different Newton’s constant and show that this would affect their zero-point vacuum fluctuations during inflation. Should there be a cosmic background of gravity waves, the effect would translate into anomalous CMB polarization. Non-vanishing TB (and EB) polarization components emerge, revealing interesting experimental targets. Indeed if reasonable chirality is present a TB…

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